DOWN in the DELTA

RED PADEN

OWNER OF RED’S BLUES CLUB

 

CHIKAN'S GUITAR

CHIKAN’S GUITAR

Cat Head Delta Blues and Folk Art store

Your FIRST STOP in CLARKSDALE, MS

LEO BUD WELCH – 85 year old Bluesman ~

Red's Blues Lounge hosts AUTHENTIC BLUESMEN

ROBERT *Wolfman* BELFOUR performs often


CLICK ON PHOTOS ~

 

 

ALL copyright  PHOTOS taken BY ©SHEIN DIE ~ All Rights Reserved ~ DO NOT USE/ALTER IN ANY WAY.

 

BELZONI

SHELTON POWE JR

SHELTON POWE JR

KM WILLIAMS and Mississippi Rose

KM WILLIAMS and Mississippi Rose

SUPER CHIKAN

SUPER CHIKAN

 

LUCIOUS SPILLER and CHRISTONE 'Kingfish'

LUCIOUS SPILLER and CHRISTONE ‘Kingfish’

written for LIVING BLUES MAGAZINE by SCOTT BARRETTA

CEDRIC BURNSIDE

CEDRIC BURNSIDE

SUPER CHIKAN GUITAR

LEO BUD WELCH & friend.

LEO BUD WELCH & friend.

CLARKSDALE

HANGIN IN CLARKSDALE

RED'S

RED’S

BILBO WALKER's daughter.

BILBO WALKER’s daughter.

 

Jimmy DUCK Holmes in his Juke Joint

Jimmy DUCK Holmes in his Juke Joint

 

BILBO WALKER

BILBO WALKER

STEPHANIE DWYER ~ Bottle Tree

STEPHANIE DWYER ~ Bottle Tree

ACROSS THE TRACKS FROM BLUE FRONT CAFE

ACROSS THE TRACKS FROM BLUE FRONT CAFE

she, of THE FIGHTING COCKS

JAMIESA ~ one of the three FIGHTING COCKS

LEO BUD WELCH

82 YEAR OLD SUPERSTAR

BUDDY GUY PLAYING WITH HIS TEETH

BUDDY GUY playing w. his teeth~ Hendrix learned from Guy

SEAN 'BAD' APPLE

Super Chikan

SUPER CHIKAN

LA LA

HONEYBOY . R.I.P.

HONEYBOY . R.I.P.

ROBERT JOHNSON IS BURIED BEHIND CHURCH

ROBERT JOHNSON BURIED BEHIND CHURCH

WASHBOARD JACKSON

Cash McCall

Cash McCall, Lee Andrews, Mookie et al

SUPER CHIKAN

SUPER CHIKAN

DELTA MUSEUM STUDENTS

DELTA MUSEUM KIDS

L C ULMER

 

 

Where Muddy Waters grew up ~

Where Muddy Waters grew up ~

GRAMMY WINNER BOB STROGER

GRAMMY WINNER BOB STROGER

Big Bill Morganfield

Big Bill Morganfield

BO CARTER

ARMENTER CHATMON~ NITTA YUMA Cemetery

POST OFFICE ~ Nitta YumaNITTA YUMA POST OFFICE ~                                                        

THANKS to my friends at RADIO RAW BLUES for uploading the Eddie Cusic video =)

LINK TO: MY MUSIC LIBRARYTHAThan

Red's Blues Lounge hosts AUTHENTIC BLUESMEN

Bluesmen who have left usCLICK ON PIC

HERE LIES ROBERT JOHNSON (maybe)

HERE LIES ROBERT JOHNSON (maybe)

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your FIRST stop in ClarksdaleDSCN7844_2-2Juke Joint Festival DSCN7852-3 DSCN4396-2

BOBBY RUSH ~

I came to the Festival to see MIZZ LOWE perform ~ she did not disappoint :D

THE AMAZING DANCER, MIZZ LOWE

OLDEST 'JUKE' in ALL of MISSISSIPPI ~ Jimmy Duck Holmes' parents built this 'cafe' in 1948!JIMMY DUCK HOLMES – the last of the BENTONIA Bluesmen ~ owns this BLUE FRONT CAFE, R.I.P. ~ T-MODEL FORD DSCN4364-2

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JUKIN AT RED'S

THE BLUES

DSCN7926-1The Shack Up Inn/s are Original (mostly) Sharecropper Cabins (updated) – located near Hopson Plantation ~ the individual shacks have funky, fun, amazing items – either hanging from the wall, laying on a counter or … An Upright Piano! You are truly in the MISSISSIPPI DELTA .. you hang with friendly people from all over the world, who are BLUES lovers just as we are … sit on your porch, play your guitar, kick back with a beer .. you are back in time….  – Good eats, too! — since you’re in Clarksdale, head on down to Bentonia, to  LELAND, to Indianola, to Itta Bena, to Nitta Yuma – Traveling through the Delta is an exciting  ADVENTURE 😀 ~ APRIL is Juke Joint Festival + Cat Head Mini Fest ~ OCTOBER is King Biscuit Blues Festival + Pinetop Homecoming at Hopson Plantation ~   Events each month … bring your friends ~ [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFtE1dm-wTU

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13 thoughts on “DOWN in the DELTA

  1. sheindie Post author

    Come on out to SHACK UP INN … near HOPSON PLANTATION ~ stay awhile .. Musicians stop by to play their guitars, friendships formed
    KEEP SCROLLING TO THE END FOR MORE MUSIC ~

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  3. Scott Johnson

    Hey Shein –
    Just spent some more time again enjoying your fine blue site. Many thanks yet once more!
    Your Flickr friend, Scott …

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